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Friday, September 15, 2017

Greetings Infomaniacs,

Congratulations to Brian Kelly who won this week's "Mind Scrambler". Here was the scrambler:

How do you make the number one disappear?

ANSWER: Add the letter G and it's "GONE"

Enjoy!

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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "There can be no equality or opportunity if men and women and children be not shielded in their lives from the consequences of great industrial and social processes which they cannot alter, control, or singly cope with."

HINT: Initially an academician, he served as President of Princeton University and was the 45th state Governor of New Jersey (1911-1913). He was the second Democrat to serve two consecutive terms in the White House.

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RANDOM TIDBITS

The difference between apple juice and apple cider is that apple juice is the juice of the fruit only, and apple cider is the whole apple-skins, seeds, and all- which gives it the fuller body and deeper color. The juice is pasteurized and the cider is not.

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The little lump of flesh just forward of your ear canal, right next to your temple, is called a tragus.

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Your stomach cells secrete hydrochloric acid, a corrosive compound used to treat metals in the industrial world. It can pickle steel, but mucous lining the stomach wall keeps this poisonous liquid safely in the digestive system.

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In 1910 Alice Wells became the 1st policewoman in the US. She was hired by the Los Angeles Police Department. She was allowed to design her own uniform and was active in propagating the need for policewomen elsewhere. As a result of her efforts seventeen departments in American were employing policewomen by 1916.

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Chuck Yeager was the first person to break the sound barrier by flying faster than the speed of sound. On October 14, 1947, he flew a Bell X-1 rocket at 670 mph in level flight.

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Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin became the first human in space and the first human to orbit Earth in 1961.




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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "There can be no equality or opportunity if men and women and children be not shielded in their lives from the consequences of great industrial and social processes which they cannot alter, control, or singly cope with."

ANSWER: Woodrow Wilson

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